Sunday, May 20, 2007
Friday, May 18, 2007
"In terms of tooth loss, 62 percent of West Virginia’s poorest older adults lost all their teeth, while just 18 percent of the state’s highest earners were living without teeth."
Friday, May 11, 2007
Detroit, Michigan, is fluoridated
Tuesday, May 08, 2007
Sunday, May 06, 2007
Fluoridation is required in Connecticut
75% of Australia is fluoridated
Dental disease hits especially hard among poor children. About 80 percent of cavities are in 20 percent of children — mostly low-income kids.
Only 36 percent of West Virginia children eligible for Medicaid saw a dentist last year."
West Virginia is 91.5% fluoridated.
Friday, May 04, 2007
Anchorage Alaska's water supply is fluoridated to 1.42 parts per million
Thursday, May 03, 2007
Wednesday, May 02, 2007
In fluoridated Chicago "she learned was that her daughter's teeth had already begun to decay, even before they had completely grown in."
Tuesday, May 01, 2007
In the Deep South, [82% fluoridated] Alabama, [46% fluoridated] Louisiana and [46% fluoridated] Mississippi also have high rates of oral disease. [75% fluoridated] Oklahoma is another state with few people going to the dentist and large numbers without teeth."
(Fluoridation hasn't narrowed oral health disparities between poor and non-poor and or minority and majority populations in fluoridated San Antonio, Texas)